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Crime Control in America What Works?

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ISBN-10: 0133495485

ISBN-13: 9780133495485

Edition: 3rd 2015

Authors: John L. Worrall

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This comprehensive, straightforward text introduces readers to the many methods of crime control and reviews the research concerning their effectiveness with a fair and balanced approach. Crime Control in America: What Works?, 3e, provides in-depth coverage of policing, prosecution and courts, and legislative methods of crime control. It moves beyond the justice system and examines the effectiveness of crime control at the individual, family, school, and community levels. Finally, it covers environmental criminology and explanations of large-scale crime trends, particularly the reductions witnessed during the 1990s. Unlike others on the market, this book also examines crime control…    
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Book details

List price: $99.99
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2015
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 2/12/2014
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 456
Size: 8.00" wide x 9.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.870
Language: English

John L. Worrall is Professor of Criminology and Program Head at the University of Texas at Dallas (UTD). A Seattle native, he received a B.A., double majoring in psychology and law and justice, from Central Washington University in 1994. Both his M.A. (criminal justice) and Ph.D. (political science) were received from Washington State University, where he graduated in 1999. From 1999-2006, he was a member of the criminal justice faculty at California State University, San Bernardino. He joined UTD in Fall 2006, was promoted to full professor in 2008, and in 2010 was selected to direct the criminology program. Dr. Worrall has published articles and book chapters on a wide range of topics…